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Farm Journal New American Farm Show is a Hit

Cindy Zimmerman

Farm Journal‘s 10 day “New American Farm Show” experience, which included Pro Farmer Crop Tour, Farm Journal Field Days and the #FarmON Benefit Concert, set a new industry standard for agricultural information exchange, with more than 50,000 farmers and ranchers from all 50 states participating. The interactive experience included live crop reports and analysis, dynamic content, live discussion and virtual …

Farm Journal, Farm Shows, Farming, Media

Farm Journal Field Days Debuts This Week

Cindy Zimmerman

As COVID-19 continues to reshape our world, Farm Journal is debuting a unique and different kind farm show this week. Farm Journal Field Days is the New American Farm Show™. It is a celebration of virtual learning and entertainment for farmers, ranchers and all of agriculture. From August 25-27, Farm Journal Field Days will take over the eyes and ears …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Farm Journal, Farm Shows, Precision Agriculture

2020 Sunbelt Ag Expo Cancelled

Chuck Zimmerman

I was going to the Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day last week but had interview appointments get scheduled that day. Oh well. So now the show itself has been cancelled. Here’s to looking ahead to next year! North America’s Premier Farm Show, the Sunbelt Ag Expo, has provided a venue for the agricultural industry to conduct business for 42 years. …

Farm Shows, Sunbelt Ag Expo

Farm Progress and Husker Harvest Shows Cancelled

Cindy Zimmerman

For the first time in history, the Farm Progress Show won’t go on. It was announced yesterday that both Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days are being cancelled for 2020 due to rapidly changing conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. While state and local officials had expressed support for both shows, Don Tourte, Senior Vice President, Farm Progress said …

Farm Progress Show, Farm Shows

Farmfest and Dakotafest Canceled for 2020

Cindy Zimmerman

Both the Minnesota Farmfest and Dakotafest have been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. IDEAg Group LLC., which is owned by American Farm Bureau Federation, made the decision to cancel with great disappointment according to AFBF President Zippy Duvall. “We understand the impact this has on the ag community, but simply put, it is the right decision to …

AFBF, Farm Shows

BioAg World Congress Postponed

Cindy Zimmerman

Organizers of the 2020 BioAg World Congress have changed the dates for the event in Sacramento, California from June to August 26-28 this year. Global BioAg Linkages (GBAL) says the Congress will be held at the same location, the DoubleTree by Hilton, and will feature the same speakers and topics. This congress is produced “by the BioAg industry and for …

Agribusiness, Farm Shows

Hemp Association to Join Western Farm Show in 2021

Carrie Muehling

A partnership between the Missouri Hemp Association and the Western Farm Show will see those groups working together in 2021. “We understand that a lot of our attendees, the row crop farmers, are indeed future hemp producers, so we see the correlation there. Our show has been about education, so we see this as a great opportunity to provide this …

Audio, Farm Shows, hemp, Western Farm Show

Hoosier Ag Today and Farm World Acquire Indiana Farm Show

Cindy Zimmerman

Hoosier Ag Today and Farm World have jointly purchased the Indiana-Illinois Farm and Outdoor Power Equipment Show from Richard Sherman, who has operated the show the past 39 years. The show will be held December 11 – 13, 2018 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Sherman announced in March that he no longer intended to operate the show. “The show is …

Events, Farm Shows

FMC Expands Portfolio & In Hiring Mode

Jamie Johansen

No doubt the FMC team is excited about the aquciaiton of the DuPont product line. Strong brands were brought over in insecticies, fungicides and herbicides. FMC Regional Business Manager, Chris Reats, shared more on the growth of the FMC portfolio at the recent Mid-South Farm & Gin Show. “It’s been a great transition. We just got into this last November …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Farm & Gin Show, Farm Shows, FMC

Cotton Market Update from Mid-South Farm & Gin Show

Jamie Johansen

A larger cotton crop than expected sets tone for an unusual year for the cotton market. Senior Cotton Analyst, Informa Economics, Kip Butts, was on hand at the recent Mid-South Farm & Gin Show to shed light on the current cotton market, where cotton stands with farm bill changes and what 2018 will look like. “I think we will find …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Cotton, Farm Shows, Markets